The Education Minister, Dr. Adutwum has sent a Goodwill message to all 2021 WASSCE candidates on the first day of the 2021 WASSCE. This year’s examination is the first under his leadership as the Minister of Education as well as the second under the Free SHS policy of the Akufo Addo-led government.
In his motivating goodwill message to the candidates, he indicated his ish that they excel in the examination, after all, he hard work in the last three years.
He acknowledged the contributions of teachers and the knowledge they have imparted in the candidate. He challenged the candidates to give out their best saying ” Now is your time to go and write for victory.
The full Goodwill message to all 2021 WASSCE candidates – Dr. Adutwum
“My dear WASSCE candidates, as you start your examinations today across all the regions in the country, I wish to see you excel after all your hard work over the past three years.”
“Your teachers have contributed their quota by imparting a great volume of knowledge in you, and you have also burnt the might night oil for this day.”
“Now is your time to go and write for victory!”
“GO AHEAD AND EXCEL! I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST”
It is hoped that the powerful goodwill message to 2021 WASSCE candidates from Hon. Dr. Adutwum will propel them to work hard and succeed in the examination.
Ghana presented a total of 375,763 candidates for the examination last year. This year’s lot includes 224,884 females and 221,437 males, with 763 supervisors and centres.
A statement issued by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) indicated that 965 schools were participating in the exams, out of which 651 were public schools and 314 private schools.
According to the statement, the Ashanti Region had the highest number of candidates with 108,485 students, followed by the Eastern Region with 65,623 candidates participating in the examinations.
Candidates will write the English language (oral) paper on Wednesday, September 2, 2021, while the English language Essay and objective papers would be written on Monday, September 13, 2021.